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Start with Music

A few weeks back, I joined yet another online meeting, and something felt instantly different. Smooth music was playing in the background while the host welcomed me to the meeting. The host was Michael Doyle, and that was the first time I was exposed to that approach of welcoming people in online meetings. I tried […]

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Build a Product with Gojko Adzic

In this episode, I had the pleasure to host the product builder and book author Gojko Adzic.

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Are you at the right table?

The second thing to realize is that your influence level in driving behavioral changes is more important than you think. If you adopt new behaviors, like having one-on-ones only for getting to know people or for development purposes, and stop having one-on-ones for “problem-solving” or “influencing” (the classic “information-hoarding” of stage 3). Then, you can […]

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Hiring and Diversity with Lucinda Duncalfe

In this episode of Le Podcast on Emerging Leadership, I am pleased to have Lucinda Duncalfe, Serial Entrepreneur, Founder, and CEO at AboveBoard, to discuss hiring and diversity.

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Hand Signals for Virtual Meeting

One person asks a question, not even a rhetorical one, followed by an awkward silence.

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Leadership and Teamwork with Jeremy Brown

Jeremy Brown is Chief Product and Technology Officer at Traveldoo, Expedia Group.

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Primary Team

In The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Patrick Lencioni tells the story of an executive team. To avoid having the functional leaders be only interested in their own department, the CEO asks them to consider the Leadership Team as their primary team. The idea of a primary team that takes precedence over all the others […]

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Resolution for the Exhausted

What seemed to be a long time ago, I started my first post of the year by telling you that I opened a Gym Club in January and told you what happened to that club in February. More important, you will find in the post mentioned above suggestion to keep up with your resolutions. The […]

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Community and Leadership with Scott Amenta

In this episode of Le Podcast, I have the pleasure of having Scott Amenta joining. Scott is a Community Builder, co-Founder of Propel, and the Chief of Staff Network. We explore Community, Leadership, and the Chief of Staff role.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

In this episode of Le Podcast, I had the pleasure to receive Ally Kouao, Developer Advocate and Solution Architect at Red Hat. We discussed Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).